Dr. Chitra Kumar, MD

Dr. Chitra Kumar, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Chitra Kumar, MD is an oncology specialist in West New York, NJ and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Rajendra Mc Bihar U in 1976 and specializes in oncology, internal medicine, and more.

5311 Kennedy Blvd E

West New York, NJ 07093

Contact Information

(201) 864-7172

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kumar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 63% of peers
Blood Disorders
normal
more than 55% of peers
Lymphocytosis
normal
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Kumar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kumar does not have any board certifications listed.

39  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rajendra Mc Bihar U
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Jersey City Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St John's Episcopalc Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kumar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Kumar has been very friendly and personable, and attentive to my needs. Highly recommend to family and friends! The office wait time could be better, but overall i'm happy.
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She has been working with my mother for awhile and my mother loves her so I tried her. She was very nice the first time, and then I returned and she was extremely rude. She asked me inappropriate questions that had nothing to do with my reason for visit. I had not seen the doctor in awhile and she...more
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Dr. Kumar was friendly and personable, and overall I had a high level of confidence in her medical judgement.
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One hour and 10 minute wait to get into the examining room (I was the only one in the waiting room) and then another 20 for Dr. Kumar to come in. She is very unfriendly and not welcoming to her office. Appointment was 10 minutes and I had little faith in her knowledge of medicine as compared to...more
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